Thursday, 7 November 2013
1. To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with the European Commission regarding the food and drink sector. (S4O-02552)
2. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve access to public transport for people with mobility issues. (S4O-02553)
3. To ask the Scottish Government what factors it takes into consideration when deciding which stretches of trunk road are appropriate for dualling. (S4O-02554)
4. To ask the Scottish Government when it last met representatives of South Lanarkshire College and what issues were discussed. (S4O-02555)
5. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the 2014 year of homecoming. (S4O-02556)
6. To ask the Scottish Government what representations it has received regarding the roll-out of high-speed broadband services in Orkney. (S4O-02557)
7. To ask the Scottish Government how the help to buy (Scotland) shared equity scheme will stimulate the house building industry and help people become home owners. (S4O-02558)
8. To ask the Scottish Government for what reason the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Bill does not refer to the living wage. (S4O-02559)
9. To ask the Scottish Government what it considers the adverse environmental impacts are of pyrolysis incinerators. (S4O-02560)
1. I welcome the Deputy First Minister to her position. To ask the Deputy First Minister what engagements she has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-01653)
2. To ask the Deputy First Minister when she will next meet the Secretary of State for Scotland. (S4F-01650)
3. To ask the Deputy First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-01651)
4. Unfortunately, this question, which I must read out, is quite long. To ask the Deputy First Minister what the Scottish Government’s position is on Shelter Scotland’s statement...
5. To ask the Deputy First Minister, in light of the recent report by the Educational Institute of Scotland, what action the Scottish Government is taking to address the use of zero-hours...
6. To ask the Deputy First Minister what the Scottish Government’s position is on the Student Awards Agency for Scotland’s finding that the level of grants paid to university...
The next item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-07731, in the name of Mike MacKenzie, on the best buildings in Scotland. Motion debated, That the Parliament...
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-08145, in the name of Roseanna Cunningham, on the Tribunals (Scotland) Bill.
The next item of business is consideration of two Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Joe FitzPatrick to move motion S4M-08225, on committee membership, and motion S4M-08226, on substitution on...
There are three questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that motion S4M-08145, in the name of Roseanna Cunningham, on the Tribunals (Scotland) Bill, be...
The Scottish Parliament is the national legislature of Scotland, located in Edinburgh. The Parliament consists of 129 members known as MSPs, elected for four-year terms; 73 represent individual geographical constituencies, and 56 are regional representatives.